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Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm PST
joe fonzi brought us this look back at his career. >> reporter: his greatest football accomplishments came as the coach of the 49ers, but bill walsh's bay area roots run much deeper. born in fremont and a graduate of san jose state, his first coaching job was at fremont's washington high. he advanced to the staffs of both cal and stanford before landing in the nfl in 1996 with al davis and the raiders. the expansion cincinnati bengals were next on the list where he served under the legendary paul brown and an old school football man who passed on walsh when it was time to name a successor, leaving the bengals for a year in san diego before getting his first chance as a head coach. >> and there were those in the league that did not think i was head coach material to let everybody know it, including paul brown, who i had worked for. so it was difficult all the way through. then my big break, of course, they came at stanford university. >> paul brown's loss was stanford's game. under walsh, they won successive bowl games. parallelling the 49ers team, declining to the leag
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
through and come out at inspiration point. you see the same incredible vista the indians gazed upon when they first made yosemite their home. you can see the two working together at mirror lake. a parking lot allowed people to drive up to the lake, but today it is gone. it is slowing drying up because nature declares it to be so. it survives to bear out the seemingly there that to see yosemite is to love it. >> the ongoing debate about this and why it is filled with water and why some want it drained. and the battle to get ddt out of san francisco. $ >> tonight we are remembering rachel carson and john muir, whose effort was to stand up for yosemite. he failed and in 1923, a twin was transformed into a lake. and in 2000, bob mckensy brought us the story. >> reporter: for most of us, what we know about this is it supplies bay area cities with drinking water. but before this, there was a beautiful place that looked so much like yosemite it was called the counter part of yosemite. it was a public treasure like its sister valley. city officials felt san francisco was paying too much and
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
deals customer appreciation month at subway restaurants. because we're offering $2 six inch subs -- the cold cut combo or meatball marinara. $2 each, all december long. appreciation tastes amazing! hurry in for your $2 sub. subway. eat fresh. >>> up next on a second look, far from home at the holidays. the people who have reached out to american troops over seas over the years. and the joy that awaits them when they finally make it home. >>> plus a bay area family with a son in iraq and a man who made a long journey to see his son in the war zone. all straight ahead tonight on a second look. >>> good evening and welcome to a second look. i'm julie haener. tonight far from home at the holidays. this is a tough time of year for military personnel serving overseas and their families here at home. but sometimes it's also the season for homecoming. elizabeth pran first brought us this story on christmas eve last year. >> daddy, daddy. >> reporter: an emotional reunion at naval air station woube island in washington state. >> i love you. >> reporter: the final men and lady of the yello
Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
sight. >> reporter: in 1939 at the outbreak of world war ii, adolph hitler began conquering the nations one by one. when president roosevelt enforced the idea of the fighting force the newly formed tenth mountain division began to train. most were college men already skiers or mountain climbers, athletes by inclination and many had the naive idea that the training was going to be fun. >> you had to learn to cope with the altitude first off. when you first got there you tried to run a block and you were gasping for air. >> reporter: climbing a 13,000- foot mountain carrying a 100- pound pack living outdoors for eight days in temperatures of 40 below zero. >> training was extremely rigorous. so rigorous that really when we got into combat in terms of weather conditions and things it was like soup. >> reporter: by the time training was done, every man flew -- knew how to climb a mountain, how to live outdoors for days at a time and how to put up a tent. particularly formittable was reba ridge. but the natzi troops weren't expecting cat burglars. hiding during the day and moving at
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
refinery has been shut down since a fire at the refinery but chevron expects it to be back into capacity three months into the new year. in 1991 ktvu's george watson looked at how demand grew in the early part of the 20th century. >> in 1917 when america entered world war i it was supplying half of the oil required to fight the war. the use of oil revolutionized the way war is waged. oil fueled the planes, tanks, trucks and ships that fight wars. the end of the war actually increased the world's need for oil. by of the war, america was consuming oil faster than america could produce. the competition was stiff especially from the british and dutch oil interest. in 1919 american companies were spending $400 million in marketing and oil refining by 1925 they were spending a billion dollars on exploration alone. at home oil began to literally gush. production doubled from 1918 to 1923. by 1929 it had tripled and passed the billion barrel mark for the first time. but the greatest oil discovery was yet to be made. standard oil company of california discovered oil on the tiny island of bahrain.
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